MEDIA ALERT: IMC Health, Hispanic Star Miami and Super Insurance Group Partner to Distribute Care Packages to 1,000 South Florida Families Impacted by COVID-19 on September 11th
— U.S. Census Representatives Will Attend to Speak to Families About Census 2020 —
MIAMI, FL - September 10, 2020 - (LATINX NEWSWIRE) -
IMC Health Medical Centers and Hispanic Star Miami have partnered once again in a community initiative to distribute care packages filled with basic personal care and cleaning products donated by consumer products giant P&G to families impacted by COVID-19. In the past few months, they have organized various distribution events to provide hot meals, hand sanitizer, masks, and basic necessities to thousands of health care workers, farmworkers and families in South Florida who are on the frontlines of COVID-19 and have felt the impact more acutely in their communities.
In commemoration of September 11th they will be joined by the Super Insurance Group to help 1,000 families in South Florida by providing care packages which will be available for families to pick up on location via drive-thru, while supplies last.
As part of Hispanic Star’s and Love Soldiers’ Futuro Hispano initiative, created to inform and persuade Hispanic families to fill out the Census 2020, U.S. Census representatives will also be in attendance to remind families about the importance of filling out the Census, answer any questions they may have and reassure Hispanic families that they have nothing to fear.
Interview availability with:
— Carolina M. Veira, IMC Health Director of Finance and Hispanic Star Miami Hub Leader
— Kassandra Cajuso, Director of Outreach, IMC Health and Hispanic Star Miami Ambassador
— Orestes Llorente, Super Insurance Group CEO
— Mike Menendez, U.S. Census Representative and Retail Manager Volunteers South Florida Families in Attendance
Friday, September 11, 2020
10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Super Insurance Group
2122 SW 67th Ave
Miami, FL 33155
1,000 South Florida families receiving their care packages and census material via drive-thru
Volunteer distributing packages
U.S. Census Representatives speaking to families
*For photos of volunteers preparing package and B-Roll from prior events, here.
About IMC Health Medical Centers
IMC Health Medical Centers, licensed by the Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) as a health care clinic, has provided a place for excellence in healthcare services in South and Central Florida since its founding in 2014. IMC Health offers state-of-the-art medical care led by an interdisciplinary team of clinicians, working together to meet each patient’s unique physical, mental and social healthcare needs. Its comprehensive medical home model focuses on preventative, acute, and chronic healthcare delivery, resulting in improved patient outcomes for adults and children. Members have access to 13 state-of-the-art locations designed to meet a wide range of healthcare needs through its three different types of centers; medical centers, activity centers and access centers. IMC Health accepts Medicare, Medicare Advantage, Medicare Medicaid Dual–Eligible, Medicaid, Florida Healthy Kids, ACA Exchange and Commercial insurance patients. For more information, visit imchealth.com and connect with IMC Health on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.
About Hispanic Star
The Hispanic Star represents an unparalleled collective effort to create a platform to showcase and amplify the contributions of the Hispanic community to the United States, not only as an integral part of the American culture but also as an undeniable force shaping its future. Driven by the ﬁrm belief that we don’t win until we all win, the Hispanic Star is based on both a unifying symbol and a nonpartisan, inclusive, inspirational, and unifying footing in order for U.S. Hispanics to view themselves and help them act as a uniﬁed force for good. In response to the continuously developing health and economic impacts of COVID-19, we are shifting our efforts to redirect the Hispanic Star assets, networks and platforms to put the Hispanic Stars in action. We aim to mitigate the negative impact of this global pandemic on our community, particularly small business owners, entrepreneurs and independent workers. Thousands of Hispanic Stars are already taking action. We don’t win this alone. We win this together. For more information, connect with Hispanic Star Miami on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn.
About Love Soldiers
Based in McAllen, Texas, Love Soldiers is a nonprofit organization that creates strategic alliances with other nonprofits, groups and community organizations to bring resources to underprivileged communities around the United States. The nonprofit's mission is to activate Love Soldiers to do acts of kindness in their communities. For more information, visit http://www.thelovesoldiers.org/.